Fierst Family History

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Fierst Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Fürst (see Furst).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: First, Fuerst, Giesy, Fiest, Ferst, Biers, Furst, Werst, Fierce, Fier

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Fierst Family Origin

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Fierst Family Occupations

What did your Fierst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fierst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Fierst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fierst family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer and Presses Glass were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fierst.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Presses Glass

    14%
  • Saloon Keeper

    14%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fierst ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fierst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fierst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fierst census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fierst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fierst. For the veterans among your Fierst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fierst Life Expectancy

What is the average Fierst lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fierst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Fierst in 1955 was 44, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fierst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fierst ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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